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White House Photographs
President of Colombia Alberto Lleras Camargo speaks at a cornerstone-laying ceremony at the Techo Housing Project in Bogotá, Colombia, marking the construction of homes and schools built through the Alliance for Progress (La Alianza para el Progreso). On platform (L-R): First Lady of Colombia Berta Puga Martínez; United States Ambassador to Colombia Fulton Freeman; unidentified; President John F. Kennedy; First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (partially hidden); President Lleras. Also pictured: White House Secret Service agent Roy Kellerman (right of platform, facing right); Press Secretary Pierre Salinger (in background, behind Freeman), speaking with Special Assistant to President Kennedy Kenneth P. O’Donnell. Reporters, photographers, and Colombian military police stand around platform. [Photograph by Harold Sellers]